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Otis P Jivefunk

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« on: 05-26-2002 13:04 »

After what seems like months of constant advertising, The Oubourne's is finally going to be on tonight at 10:00pm on MTV. Apparently they're supposed to make The Simpsons look like The Waltons, we'll see, anyway, is anyone going to watch it?

PS, I didn't put it in the British TV section because I presume that it will, or has already been shown in the US. I mean, they're American, it's filmed in America etc...

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« Reply #1 on: 05-26-2002 13:08 »

I don't have satallite but my mate says she will record it for me! She is the biggest Ozzy fan in the world!
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« Reply #2 on: 05-26-2002 13:11 »

 
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I don't have satallite but my mate says she will record it for me! She is the biggest Ozzy fan in the world!
Perhaps she should go on a diet then  tongue

I'll have to wait for one of the networks to buy it.

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« Reply #3 on: 05-26-2002 13:11 »

Actually, they're British. Osbourne, as in Ozzy Osbourne. You know, the guy who bit the head off a bat.
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« Reply #4 on: 05-26-2002 13:16 »

 
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Actually, they're British. Osbourne, as in Ozzy Osbourne. You know, the guy who bit the head off a bat.

Ah well, at least you've heard of him, so it can't be another one of those British things that knowone else has heard of tongue

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« Reply #5 on: 05-26-2002 13:25 »

Grew up in Birmingham didn't he?
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« Reply #6 on: 05-26-2002 13:33 »

 
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Grew up in Birmingham didn't he?
Yes, He's from Aston I think.

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« Reply #7 on: 05-26-2002 13:50 »

They tend to say "fuck" a lot.
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« Reply #8 on: 05-26-2002 14:18 »

Yeah I heard they said the word fuck 63 times in one episode  laff But I'm definately gonna watch it..it looks funny  smile
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« Reply #9 on: 05-26-2002 14:41 »

It's already been on in the US. they finished up about a month ago but I'm sure MTV is running reruns 5 times a day.

I don't like MTV, or Ozzy, or snotty kids/ drug addicts so I thought it would be the worst thing ever, but the show rocks.  It's hilarious. Just watch it.
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« Reply #10 on: 05-26-2002 14:46 »

 
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Just watch it.

Oh I will be doing  smile Theres kinda been a hype about it in England as well so I think its gonna just as big a hit over here as it is over in America  smile

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« Reply #11 on: 05-26-2002 17:48 »

Ok, I've seen the first episode, it's pretty good and damn funny laff They weren't lying when they said that the Osbourne's made The Simpsons look like The Waltons. Crazy but cool smile
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« Reply #12 on: 05-26-2002 18:36 »

I just saw it today, its so damn funny I loved the bit where ozzy was getting pissed off because he didnt know how to use the TV remote  laff
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« Reply #13 on: 05-27-2002 11:51 »
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Yeah that was a good part   smile I cant believe how much they say fuck though. And they even let Kelly and Jack say it as well. I dont how many people on here this applies to but my mum and dad would never ever ever let me say that word. They just wouldn't tolerate it. I can get away with saying 'bloody' and maybe 'shit' but thats it. Anything stronger than that I'd be in a lot of trouble   smile
But that program was really funny. Another bit I liked is when one of their dogs had ripped the cover on the chair   laff
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« Reply #14 on: 05-27-2002 13:28 »

Have you seen how many pets they have? they must have about 20 cats and dogs  laff
ghoulishmoose

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« Reply #15 on: 05-27-2002 13:35 »

Yeah they've got loads haven't they? But I suppose with that much money they can afford them  smile
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« Reply #16 on: 05-27-2002 14:02 »

 
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I dont how many people on here this applies to but my mum and dad would never ever ever let me say that word. They just wouldn't tolerate it. I can get away with saying 'bloody' and maybe 'shit' but thats it. Anything stronger than that I'd be in a lot of trouble    smile

Same here, my dad doesn't mind that much, as long as I don't say it often smile My mum though, she simply doesn't tolerate that kind of language in our family. She gives a huge lecture if I do, so I try and avoid it, sometimes it slips out though frown

I wasn't really that surprised that Ozzy swore a lot, but the way the kids spoke to their parents and the way they accepted it was really surprising, but also pretty funny laff I agree that the chair getting ripped up was great, and when Ozzy couldn't get the TV working laff

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« Reply #17 on: 05-27-2002 16:39 »

Pretty funny show. Ozzy is just soooooo wasted after years and years of bat-eating and drug parties.

Its pretty obvious that he can't cope without his family (esp his wife). I get the feeling that if you put him in a room on his own with a toaster and some bread he'd die of starvation he's so helpless.
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« Reply #18 on: 05-28-2002 12:14 »
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Originally posted by Otis P Jivefunk:
they're American

YOU TRAITOR!!!!!!   wink

I haven't actually seen an episode, but I've seen quite a few trailors and it does look fairly good. Ozzy is apparantly the funniest guy ever, even when not on TV.

And my parents let me get away with swearing to some extent (they do it too). Just depends on the situation. Unlimited swearing is allowed when referring to Big Brother   big grin They are pretty trusting in me for some reason.
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« Reply #19 on: 05-28-2002 13:01 »

I really want to see that - but dont have sky. Ive seen preview things and it looks mad. Also, you see interviews with Ozzy and he's so damn funny.
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« Reply #20 on: 05-28-2002 13:30 »

I just watched the first ep of The Osbournes - very funny!
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« Reply #21 on: 05-28-2002 13:58 »
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there was one thing that ozzy said in the first ep that made me laugh so much.

"I love you all..I love you more than life
itself...but you're all f***ing mad!"   laff
Impossible

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« Reply #22 on: 05-28-2002 14:09 »

The TV stuck on the weather channel and he didn't know what to do!  laff
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« Reply #23 on: 05-30-2002 00:47 »

I don't have cable to catch on with the Osbourne's show. It's like they went mainstream overnight.
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« Reply #24 on: 05-30-2002 01:13 »

ive watched all 10 episodes of this show...really love it!  the family's nuts and funny! hehe I cant wait for next season.
Just Chris

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« Reply #25 on: 05-30-2002 10:20 »

Well, I saw them on the Jay Leno talk show. 'Fuck' is indeed used a lot, but hey, it's a very versatile word! Not many other words can claim to be a noun, verb, adverb, and adjective at the same time  big grin
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« Reply #26 on: 06-02-2002 18:22 »

I've now seen the second episode smile It was really funny when the dog kept peeing and crapping all over the house, like on the expensive rug and couch laff
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« Reply #27 on: 06-04-2002 07:36 »

I saw it yesterday. Is Ozzy always under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication?  He acts weird, I can't put my finger on it.

And his son got all coked up, there was even coke on his t-shirt. 
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« Reply #28 on: 06-04-2002 13:12 »

 
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Originally posted by ZombieJesus:
I saw it yesterday. Is Ozzy always under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication?  He acts weird, I can't put my finger on it.

He always looks shocked or suprised in any situation he is in, like when his wife was using the vacum cleaner he was staring in amazement.

  laff
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« Reply #29 on: 06-05-2002 12:51 »

A what cleaner?

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Impossible

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« Reply #30 on: 06-05-2002 13:29 »

Did he come onto the stage too early? When he was going off he shouted "SHARON!"
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« Reply #31 on: 06-05-2002 13:48 »

I watched the second episode as well. He seems to find it hard to speak. Like he finds it a chore or something  smile But like Wiggles said, he's so wasted after years of drug, alcohol and bat-eating parties  laff He's one funny guy though  big grin
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« Reply #32 on: 06-06-2002 15:25 »

 
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I saw it yesterday. Is Ozzy always under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication?  He acts weird, I can't put my finger on it.

Ozzy is "clean" not using drugs or alcohol any more.  What you're seeing is the result of what he was doing for the last 25 or so years.

The funniest aspect of the show is that G W Bush apparently likes it so much, he invited the Osbournes to dinner at the Whitehouse.  Even stranger is that apparently Dan Quayle has sites Ozzy and his wife as a solid family role model.

I'm not sure which is scarrier, Ozzy and his family, or the respect being paid them by American political figures.
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